Events

US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament

Join SPARK for the 2nd Annual US Bank Bayside Toss for Kids Cornhole Tournament on HALLOWEEN! Help us change the lives of more than 22,000 local youth this year!   Register Your Team Cost: $60 per 2-person team Registration cost includes tournament play, 2 all-you-can-eat food tickets, and 2 drink tickets.. Tournament Format We will use World Cup Group Play Brackets. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three 3 games. Tournament play begins promptly at 11 a.m. Prizes Winning team will receive a trophy, 8 Aztec Club Level tickets, a Championship Cornhole Set, and yearlong bragging rights. Runner up will win 4 Aztec Club Level tickets and more… Event Details We will have pizza, beer, snacks, and water, but you’re welcome to BYOB/BYOF as well! (Note: Glass bottles are not permitted.) Date & Time: Saturday, October 31 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Ruocco Park 585 Harbor Ln San Diego, CA 92101 Spectator Tickets Enjoy the event as a spectator for only $15! Includes access to the Games Play Area, 1 food ticket, and 2 drink tickets. If we have additional space, walk-up team registration will also take place, beginning at 10 a.m. Lawn Games Play Area Stink at Cornhole? Try your hand at tons of other fun lawn games! Costume Contest Come in your favorite Halloween costume and win big! Corporate Partnerships Thank you to our current sponsors: Title Sponsor: U.S. Bank Presenting Sponsor: GenVest Planning Beer Sponsor: Stone Brewing Apparel Sponsor: J!nx We are still looking for a few corporate sponsors. Rates start as low as $300! Please contact BGCSpark@gmail.com for more information! All proceeds will fund SPARK activities and giving throughout the holiday season, including Halloween pumpkin carving and the Thanksgiving food basket drive for families served by the local Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San...

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Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Meetings, Social | Comments Off on Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

Help Us Celebrate 5 Years of SPARK!

In lieu of our September Ambassador meeting, please join us for a celebratory Happy Hour honoring the 5 Year Anniversary of SPARK!   Meeting is open to current SPARK Ambassadors and others interested in joining our group. Click here for...

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Yonder Alonso BASEBowl

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Recent Events, Service | Comments Off on Yonder Alonso BASEBowl

Yonder Alonso BASEBowl

SPARK, Friends of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, recently hosted the Yonder Alonso Celebrity BaseBOWL Tournament at the East Village Tavern+Bowl on July 22, 2015. The event featured athletes and sports personalities teaming up with San Diego executives for one night of fun, bowling, camaraderie, food, drinks, and fundraising. With more than 200 guests in attendance, the spectacular silent auction–sports memorabilia, travel experiences, restaurant packages, and more–raised over $9,000, while the entire event raised $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego! Twenty Padres players, coaches, management, and staff attended the event. Padres announcer Mark Grant was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The Scripps Ranch Old Pros, who played with Padres Wil Myers, took home the title by defeating 11 other teams. Thanks to Yonder Alonso, MVP Sports, San Diego Padres, SPARK, East Village Tavern+Bowl, partners, spectators, donors, and volunteers for making this a night to...

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Ambassador Happy Hour

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Meetings, Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Ambassador Happy Hour

Ambassador Happy Hour

In lieu of a May meeting, please join us for Happy Hour! We’ll be meeting at Rock Bottom Brewery in UTC on Thursday, May 21st. Click for directions....

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Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Recent Events, Service | Comments Off on Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament

Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament

  Join San Diego Padres 1st Baseman Yonder Alonso and friends for a unique bowling experience, while supporting over 22,000 youth! Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament July 22, 2015 6-9 p.m. East Village Tavern + Bowl Become a Corporate Sponsor & Have Fun Bowling! Become a Corporate Sponsor today and earn the chance to bowl with local athletes, sports personalities, and entertainers! Sponsorships are available from $2,500-$15,000. View our Sponsorship Packages Donate an Auction Item (Download the Form) Bowlers must be signed up by July 10, 2015. For more details, visit YonderAlonsoBaseBowl.com. If you’re interested in a sponsorship package, contact Brad Owen by email bowen@dwa-sd.com or phone:...

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Career Day 2016

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Recent Events, Service | Comments Off on Career Day 2016

Career Day 2016

SPARK Ambassadors & Friends, We are looking for your expertise! Volunteer as a featured professional at the Boys & Girls Clubs Career Day this May. You will be able to tell kids about your personal profession and influence young minds about their career choices! We are looking for working adults from all types of professions to participate at this year’s event. Career Day Wednesday, May 25, 2015 2:30-6 p.m. Boys & Girls Club, Ron Roberts Branch Not yet a member of SPARK, but want to get involved? Join SPARK today! View past event photos on the SPARK Facebook page (and don’t forget to “Like” us while you’re there!). Directions: Boys & Girls Club, Ron Roberts Branch 2230 E. Jewett St. San Diego, CA...

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Ambassador Bowling Night

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Ambassador Bowling Night

Ambassador Bowling Night

Thank you to everyone who attended the Ambassador Bowling Night at East Village Tavern & Bowl on Tuesday, March 24th.  It was great to see a mix of current Ambassadors and potential Ambassadors in attendance! A big congratulations to team Sparkling Balls for finishing the night with the top team score of 626, and to Jared DeSpain for coming in with the top individual score at 202! If this was your first SPARK event, and we ‘sparked’ your interest in learning more about our work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, we invite you to attend our next Ambassador meeting on April 23, 2015. Get involved with SPARK.  View the full bowling event photo gallery on the SPARK Facebook page (and don’t forget to “Like”...

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Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive

  Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive On December 4, 2014, SPARK Ambassadors and friends came together at Analog Bar for the 4th Annual Santa’s Helpers Happy Hour & Toy Drive. Attendees donated more than 200 toys and raised more than $1,000 in raffle ticket sales. All donations benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. A huge thank you to our generous raffle sponsors: Analog Bar, Blue Door Winery, PB Fish Shop, Vin de Syrah, Fitzee Foods, and The Pilates...

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Gift Wrapping Party

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Recent Events, Service | Comments Off on Gift Wrapping Party

Gift Wrapping Party

300 Gifts! That is our goal for this year’s SPARK Toy Drive, which means we are going to need serious some help getting all of those presents wrapped and ready for the kids. Ambassadors, please join us at the Clairemont Resource & Training Center for a wrapping party. Gift Wrapping Party Monday, December 15 6-7 p.m. BGCGSD Clairemont Resource & Training Center 4635 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA...

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SPARK Holiday After-Party

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Recent Events, Social | Comments Off on SPARK Holiday After-Party

SPARK Holiday After-Party

Party & White Elephant Exchange Ambassadors, It’s time to spread that Christmas cheer! Please join us after the BGC Mitchell Branch party at Cocina del Charro for our own holiday celebration. Enjoy hosted appetizers and merriment with your fellow SPARK Ambassadors. Please bring a $15 gift (fun or serious, you decide) to participate in the White Elephant exchange. Cocina del Charro Mexican Restaurant 890 West Valley Parkway, Escondido 6-8pm Hope to see you...

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